serva

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin serva.

Noun[edit]

serva f (plural serve, masculine servo)

  1. servant, maid

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Verb[edit]

serva

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of servire
  2. second-person singular present subjunctive of servire
  3. third-person singular present subjunctive of servire
  4. third-person singular imperative of servire

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

serva f (genitive servae); first declension

  1. a female slave
Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative serva servae
genitive servae servārum
dative servae servīs
accusative servam servās
ablative servā servīs
vocative serva servae
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Pronunciation 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

servā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of servō

References[edit]

  • serva in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • serva in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “serva”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to examine slaves by torture: de servis quaerere (in dominum)

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

serva

  1. feminine equivalent of servo

Adjective[edit]

serva

  1. Feminine singular of adjective servo.

Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

serva (present servar, preterite servade, supine servat, imperative serva)

  1. (sports) to serve (in tennis or volleyball); to put the ball in motion
  2. to give service (to a car), to service, to maintain, to lube

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